Submission Number: MBTL-SEPA-DEIS-0000643 

Received: 5/20/2016 1:38:09 PM
Commenter: Jim  Alden

Agency: Cowlitz County and the Washington Department of Ecology
Initiative: Millennium Bulk-Terminals Longview SEPA DEIS
Attachments: No Attachments
Submission Text
Coal is safely used and transported all over this planet. This export terminal should not be viewed or studied as if it is a major departure from work that has been happening for centuries. Millennium already handles coal at their site, and they have done so for more than 70 years. This is not a broad departure from current industrial uses and should be treated as such. An environmental review of this time and scope should not have been needed to redevelop an old smelter site. The Draft EIS is sufficient, it’s time to move forward. This is an old industrial property being redeveloped. Keep the review to what is normal and factual.